Order Nr. 138139 THE ARCHITECTURE OF LITERACY: THE CARNEGIE LIBRARIES OF NEW YORK CITY. Mary B. Dierickx.

THE ARCHITECTURE OF LITERACY: THE CARNEGIE LIBRARIES OF NEW YORK CITY.

  • New York, NY: The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; New York City Department of General Services, 1996.
  • 4to
  • paper wrappers
  • 218 pages

Price: $35.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 138139

First edition of this scarce book. A near fine copy. Black & white illustrations. A study of the architecture of the free branch libraries in New York City's five boroughs opened under the funding of Andrew Carnegie and built between 1901 and 1929. An overview and inventory of the Carnegie libraries are followed by photographs and a brief architectural and physical description of each of 67 libraries (the largest such collection in any one city).